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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 100–126.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to the Soviet line of criticizing bourgeois economics for papering over social relations, Nemchinov, like his Western counterparts, understood economics as fundamentally a probabilistic science (Balkanin and Balkanin 2016; Louçã 2012). By the late 1950s Nemchinov would advocate for the establishment...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 315–342.
Published: 01 December 2010
... public concern with poverty had an important effect on the postwar division of labor among social scientists. As late as the early 1960s, material wealth and prosperity overshadowed the problem of pov- erty (Huret, this volume; see also Brauer 1982, Jardini 1996). The latter was still a problem...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that these are not images in the sense that maps are. The story of Boulding, an admirer of maps and strong believer in visual reasoning, who moved away from economics to become a general social scientist in the late 1940s, seems to confirm the above assessment. Yet, the difference between economists and other social...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (2): 291–327.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Shin Kubo Abstract Tsunao Miyajima (1884–1965), qua economist, has gone unsung among historians of economics; however, his intellectual trajectory merits review in an international context. From the early 1910s to the middle of the1920s, he advocated the labor cause and social reform as a professor...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 62–87.
Published: 01 December 2008
... for political secularization and economic noninterven- tion, liberalism created a social vacuum in which prospered an unregu- lated competition, greediness, usury, and a substantive concentration of wealth and power. The latter eventually promoted an unbalanced distri- bution of privileges that made...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 191–223.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., between the early 1980s and the early 1990s, the legitimacy and the social usefulness of Vernon Smith's and Charles Plott's laboratory studies. By exploring several dimensions of the network established among Smith, Plott, and some well-known mechanism design theorists, this article demonstrates...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (S1): 97–125.
Published: 01 December 2022
... development of economics in the country. The article focuses on the trajectories of five women who graduated between the 1950s and the early 1970s and who had exceptionally successful careers. It shows how the late professionalization of economics in Colombia and access to international credentials created...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 135–170.
Published: 01 February 2020
... real-world phenomena that required addressing via “Pigovian” policy instruments. It was only in the late 1950s and 1960s, with the growing social and political concern about large-scale pollution, that externality analysis came to capture the attention of economists, but even this early work...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Pedro Garcia Duarte; Yann Giraud Economists such as Alvin Roth and Esther Duflo have recently argued that economics in the late twentieth century has evolved from (social) science to engineering. On the other hand, historians such as Mary Morgan and Michel Armatte have argued...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 187–212.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Elizabeth Popp Berman The deregulatory moment of the late 1970s increased the policy influence of economics in the United States by linking the efforts of two distinct communities of economists: a systems analytic group and an industrial organization (I/O) group. The systems analytic group, which...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (S1): 221–257.
Published: 01 December 2022
... stylized facts travel into political debates, and how the choices made in characterizing an aspect of economic life (such as controlling for full-time work, but little else) interact with social movement activism, and folk understandings of economic life. The gender wage gap was first calculated...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Christine Théré; Loïc Charles Using archival materials, we investigate the scientific practices of François Quesnay and the individuals who worked with him in relation to their social background. Our contention is that, before 1764, the group of authors who shared Quesnay's commitment...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 25–52.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Andrew Scull This paper examines the changing relationship between psychiatry and three major social sciences, psychology, sociology, and economics, in the period between the outbreak of the Second World War and the end of the twentieth century. That interaction varied across the different...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 75–99.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... . . . during late socialism the newly nor- malized Soviet ideological discourse no longer functioned at the level of meaning as a kind of ideology in the usual sense of the word (Yurchak 2005, 14 15). Yurchak s analysis focused on the attitudes of a rank-and-file citizen. How this regime was organized...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (1): 283–284.
Published: 01 March 2002
... by Anthony Molho. New York: Wiley. Murdoch, John. 1975. From Social into Intellectual Factors: Some Aspects of the Unitary Character of Late Medieval Learning. In The Cultural Context of Me- dieval Learning, edited by John Murdoch and Edith Sylla, 271–348. Dordrecht: D. Reidel. From...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 February 2022
... place of social science at NSF; the efforts of a number of its leading practitioners to develop a more scientific approach to human behavior in the interwar period; the hostile political climate from the late 1940s and early 1950s; the belief in the virtues of basic and value-neutral science; as well...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (2): 189–217.
Published: 01 June 1998
... Economy 30:2 (1998) In what follows, we begin with a sketch of the main currents in late- nineteenth-century evolutionary anthropology, from which Veblen drew the basic outlines of his views on social evolution. We then iden- tify the main arguments that Veblen rejected in Spencer-most...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., 1993. 426 pp. 59DM. This book, a rare blend of economic history and history of economic thought, is an antithesis to the Whig histories of economic theory. Burgin’s account of the genesis of economic ideas in specific political and social contexts is framed in opposition to those who write...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 February 2022
... a history of the social sciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF), starting with late-1940s debates over whether they should be included at all, and proceeding through the second Reagan administration, with a coda that brings us to the present. He argues that political circumstances at the moment...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (4): 588–609.
Published: 01 November 1980
... American Economics As in Britain, the growth of professional self-consciousness among late-nineteenth-century American social scientists was but one man- ifestation of the increasing specialization and division of labour among the educated classes. But there were important differences, both...